Since the political change in Iraq took place in 2003 with the US-led invasion to change Saddam’s regime, the Iraqi political and judicial system are unstable and very weak, even though the new regime has provided freedom and democracy to the state.
The new political system is suffering from corruption and from the highest levels in the state. This led to looting the wealth of this very rich state. It also aggravated the woes of the Iraqis. There are no basic services provided by the government to the citizens. The electricity does not reach most of the citizens except for very few hours. There are many problems with water and the main roads and streets are shattered. The state is devastated and plagued by unemployment and various kinds of crimes, including terrorism.
Iraq is currently ranked among one of the most corrupt countries in the world, according to latest Transparency International report.
** FILE ** President Bush declares the end of major combat in Iraq as he speaks aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln off the California coast, in this May 1, 2003 file photo. Democratic congressional leaders on Tuesday, May 1, 2007 sent Iraq legislation setting timetables for U.S. troop withdrawals to President George W. Bush and a certain veto. On the fourth anniversary of the president’s “Mission Accomplished” speech, Senate Majority Democratic Leader Harry Reid said that Bush “has put our troops in the middle of a civil war. A change of course is needed.” (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
One of the most important reasons for these problems is the absence of a proper judiciary in the state where the existing judiciary is not real. The current judiciary system does not hold the criminals accountable or arrest them, even those who are caught by the accursed crime are either released or not arrested at all and even terrorist criminals do not sue them properly only for certain political ends. That this judiciary has caused many of the scourge of Iraqis, including the spread of corruption in the country.
Lying who say that there is a lack of knowledge about matters of justice in Iraq; this is not true at all. It is just an argument before the international community to shirk responsibility and to justify the failure of judges to act in accordance with the law and to steal more money under the pretext of depositions abroad. The judicial knowledge and the judiciary are not new to Iraq; it is one of the oldest states in this area and the laws in force enough to punish criminals and all kinds of crimes and to promote the country. Nevertheless, most of the judges involved in covering up the criminals and corruption and those who work with honor and patriotism are limited and forced to leave his job and the country as what happened in the rest of the state institutions.
Iraq will not return to its normal status and will not return to its global status, which deserves such the richest country in the world and the home of the first civilization and the country of science and culture, without a comprehensive judicial reform that will be fair and firm in its work and hold criminals whatever they are. Then, these criminals and even the terrorists will feel the strength of the state and the judiciary and their prestige. Hence, they will not commit more of crimes against the innocent citizens, the state, and the world. At that time, the phenomenon of corruption and all kinds of crimes in Iraq will disappear.
Thaar Majeed Hassan AL_Taiey, an educated Iraqi National with an MSc in Computer Engineering, claims to be a victim of such failures in the judicial process by the Supreme Judicial Council and the Country Council.
He said that he has 100% failed processes with the Iraqi judiciary and the Iraqi security authorities and he found them they do not apply the law and they do not arrest criminals, even with the criminal offense or the terrorist crimes. After complaints from 2007, the publication of the issue about 50 times in the Iraqi newspapers, Iraqi satellite channels, The Independent UK, on Feb 6, 2017, and the publication of three press releases in 2017, the Iraqi authorities did not respond and did not apply the law properly as illustrated by the links below.
In 2006, the terrorists attempted to kill him by opening fire on his workplace in Baghdad. He and his family – of 30 people – have continued to be threatened, and in 2011, the terrorists were successful in killing his sister. In 2012, he was targeted by a bomb in which other people in his community were either killed or seriously injured. In 2011-2018, the criminals also made several attempts to kill him, his mother, 70, and several members of his family. On Sept 26, 2017, the criminals attempted to force him leaves his country after he published the third press release about his story on Sept 14, 2017.
He filed lawsuits with the Supreme Judicial Council and the Country Council, penal 4989 seq. 3825 and 7599 seq. 3838 on Jun 28, 2016, and 124 seq. 1061 on Feb 21, 2016, but they dismissed his case without any investigation and colluded with the criminals in the process by the police and the judicial system. His story also received views of over 70 million on Twitter @thaar and 10 million on Facebook @faristaie, Instagram @thaar_altaiey, and YouTube @Thaar taiey. His hashtag #ThaarJustice, is active on several social media channels to focus on his case and on human rights and justice violations happening every day around the world. The Iraqi people opinions about the Iraqi government and the justice system can be found in his story in the last link below.
He subsequently wrote to the Iraqi Judicial Supervisory Board in 2016 but his case is failing to progress, penal kt/84/2016 on May 08, 2016, despite this body concluding that major legal errors had been committed by the Court and the Federal Court of Cassation as the crimes proved to the defendants implicitly but were not an integrated order.
Reported failures in the Iraqi Judicial system are not uncommon, with organizations like Human Rights Watch claiming that the Iraqi Judicial system has been broken for many years.
The failure to apply the law by the Iraqi government and the Iraqi Supreme Judicial Council and to leave criminals unpunished has led to International criticism and speculation that others will commit crimes, leading to the rise of criminal activity on an international scale, including global terrorism.
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First published by GR in December 2006
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